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: two massive underground tunnels, called simply tunnel 1 and tunnel 2, provide most of the city's water supply. they run hundreds of feet below manhattan, far deeper than the subways. built at the beginning of the 20th century, they are concrete-lined and bored through solid rock. they could last centuries. but the mechanical equipment within them will not. engineers in the 1950s discovered rust on the tunnel's valves. there were concerns that if they closed the valves for tunnel inspections, they may never open again, leaving new york city without water. so they chose to keep them open. as a result, there has not been significant inspection, maintenance, or repair of the tunnels in decades. no one knows their current condition. hurwitz: currently, city tunnel 1 and city tunnel number 2 would be feeding each half of the city. so you'd lose half the city if you didn't have a replacement. narrator: without half of its water supply, the city would shut down. for nearly 40 years, new york has been in the process of constructing a solution. man: this project is water tunnel number 3. we star
to get to all those stories here on wusa9. but first, he added $417 million to the city's savings account and today, d.c. mayor, vincent gray, invited reporters. mayor gray is beginning to look like a candidate for reelection and a man no longer worried about a federal grand jury probe. >> what a difference a year or two can make. mayor gray decided a will lot of people are saying he could actually be the favorite. >> d.c. mayor no longer looks the part of a big city mayor under siege. >> how about a vest? no vest? >> do i have to wear that? >> you're the mayor. >> i don't want to wear it. >> with $1.5 billion added to the city's reserves, a record low homicide rate and unemployment rate just above the national average, mayor gray is anxious to talk about the job he's done in two full years in office. should you decide to seek reelection? is it the kind of record you feel quite confident throwing out there in a campaign? >> it is, bruce. you know, what i look at is, what do we promise to do in the first place? >> he looked like an incumbent. even if he hasn't declared. there was
, no bitterness. it's awesome. there's no other taste like it. america runs on dunkin' coffee. so i used my citi thankyou card to pick up some accessories. a new belt. some nylons. and what girl wouldn't need new shoes? and with all the points i've been earning, i was able to get us a flight to our favorite climbing spot, even on a holiday weekend. ♪ things are definitely... looking up. [ male announcer ] with no blackout dates, you can use your citi thankyou points to travel whenever you want. visit citi.com/thankyoucards to apply. >>> in today's business beat, another hurdle to health care for workers in virginia. and pepsi for breakfast? lauren simonetti is live in new york with those stories an a check of the markets. >> hello. happy monday to you. >> hope you guys are thawing out and hope the markets thaw out. >> if you look at the dow, everything was higher on friday. although, because of the snowstorm, so many traders stayed home it was low volume of the year. still work he did have some gains on friday. i want to look at the nasdaq because its closing left was the high of the in 12 yea
.com. trump is city saying the legal system in this country is not a joke. it's not a toy for rich idiots to play with. >> a photo was posed of what he calls his secret service video at a long island elementary school. he says the fifth grade students who want to be secret service agents when they grow up kept him safe. too cute. that is your morning dish of politics. now for a look at the national weather, we turn to bill karins who has been earning his keep. >> historic blizzard in new england, a blizzard in the plains. and a crazy tornado in the plains. >> you must be really bored, bill. >> well rested. i can't believe no fatalities out of that tornado in mississippi. it was on the ground so long. it was on the daylight hours and a lot of people saw it and were able to get out of the way. 50 injuries and that total continues to go up. many homes and businesses destroyed. this was that track of that super cell thunderstorm. started on the border of mississippi, louisiana, trickled all across southern mississippi and alabama. on top of that, now we've had more thunderstorms over that reg
jersey outside of new york city. that's heading up into new england today. everyone in new england, be careful on the roads. a coating of ice before turning to rain later today. also, oh, yeah, the blizzard's ending in the northern plains. an amazing monday. amazing week of weather. that's a look at your national forecast. here a look at the weather out your window. today in boston, at least temperatures will get warmer so a lot of the sidewalks and roads will begin to improve. the issue is that we're probably going to have up to a half an inch of rain. of course we have all that weight on the roofs. we're worried about roof collapse. word to the wise, everyone in new england, if you can get out there, clean the snow off your roofs today. the rain will soak up like a sponge. we don't want roof collapse. >> now we'll have ice on top of it all. >> yeah. >> thanks. >>> a chopper shooting, a reality tv show crashes, proof of life on mars, and great news for investors. >>> joe paterno's widow fights back with a new report by the former pennsylvania governor and attorney general. "early
their power is restored. new york city got off easy, though, with just 11 inches of snow. boston got over 2 feet. portland, maine, set a record of 32 inches. and the city of camden got 40 inches. marlie hall reports. >> reporter: nearly half the roads in camden, connecticut, are still impassable. thomas rossman is clearing over three feet of snow from around his home. >> there are a lot of people around here they haven't touched yet. they can't get out. >> reporter: some believe the town should have been more prepared. >> there is a time that as prepared as you are, mother nature deals your card that you cannot manage. >> reporter: in new britain, dump trucks are clearing snow. they say they won't be finished until the early morning hours. one crew says they'll make about a hundred trips before the job is done. >> i dump a load probably every five to ten minutes. >> there's quite a bit of snow. >> reporter: along the massachusetts coast where the sto snow and storm surges were a lethal combination, people went to check the damage. >> if you want to have this view and be on the ocean like th
cities in the parade would be permitted for example and they made a practice not for permits but arrested for playing their instruments and of sell and challenging. the kind of destabilize locker by challenging the restrictions and they never needed to the supreme court of the united states because they were still in power. >> when was the first major religious case before the supreme court? >> cases from the territory had come through especially utah questions of polygamy but from the state's the major cases made it 1930's and early 1940's, the new deal era they tend not to be the salvation army but the jehovah's witness that caused a lot of the problems. as an accord was one of the cases walk us through. >> an interesting case cantwell versus conn involved a group of witnesses that have gone into a catholic neighborhood in new haven on a sunday morning and began playing anticatholic records on a portable phonograph and distributing literature and they were arrested for disturbing the peace and preaching without a permit and appealed -- that first amendment in the exercise clause in the
:05. news 4's angie goff at the live desk. >>> breaking news out of vatican city. the vatican confirms that pope benedict will resign on february 28th. the vatican confirming this information. he made a statement in latin during a small event saying that he does not have the strength anymore. the vatican did not offer any more explanation but once again this breaking news out of vatican city that pope benedict will resign as of february 28th. at the live desk, angie goff, news 4. >>> thank you, angie. president obama will honor a hero from the war in afghanistan. he'll award this man the medal of honor. he and his fellow soldiers battled hundreds of taliban fighters for more than 12 hours in 2009. eight americans died. romesha will be the only third living member to receive the medal of honor. >>> authorities in california are preparing for another day of searching for a suspected killer. police in los angeles are offering $1 million for information on christopher dorner, an ex-police officer accused of murdering three people. officers surrounding a home improvement store yesterday aft
this morning, you're going to need the umbrella and you could be seeing delays if you're flying across cities like atlanta. in the northeast, freezing rain and light snow will be possible. we'll keep you updated on that coming up next. >>steve: thank you very much, maria. >>> the vatican says the pope is resigning on february 28. still no reason. >>gretchen: 4,000 cruise ship passengers stranded in the middle of the ocean after a fire breaks out aboard the boat killing the power. the cruise ship is in the gulf of mexico and running on a backup generator. carnival cruise line says the fire was put out right away and no one was hurt. a woman on board called her husband and told him what was going on. >> she was crying and said they had no power, they had no running water. they had no way to use the bathroom. >>gretchen: the ship will be towed to mexico. it is expected to arrive on wednesday. >>gretchen: a real-life tragedy for reality tv. a crash yesterday near los angeles. all three members aboard the aircraft were killed. the cause not known. >>> a storm generated in southern california after
at one local city may still have you seeing red. >>> a warning is out to drivers in rockville tonight. triple and mid atlantic says the red light cameras are siting drivers who stop for light, but cross the white line. violators face a $75 fine. the change in the camera equipment and vendor has caused red light cameras to jump 105% in rockville last year. taking in about $1.3 million. 8600 red light citations were issued in 2011 compared to 1780 in 2012. >>> a nightmare at sea for 4200 carnival cruise ship passengers should soon be coming to an end. the carnival is being towed to port after an engine fire left it dead in the water off the yucatan peninsula yesterday morning. the fire left the ship without propulsion. the cruise ship is expected to arrive on wednesday. >>> three people are dead after a shooting inside a wilmington, delaware, courthouse. a man walked into the courthouse lobby early this morning and opened fire. involving the gunman and his wife. five people were shot. the gunman and his wife are among the dead. two court security guards were wounded, but they are expect
and from the city cam as well. meteorologist tom kierein tracking the showers. >> we're all wet this morning. all the roadways are wet. have an umbrella handy and leave early. this will be tapering off and generally scattered light showers after another couple of hours. right now, steady rain across northern virginia, the district into maryland. in washington, getting light rain. the areas in the yellow and orange, moderate rain in northwestern montgomery county from northwest of rockville toward potomac and near poolsville. farther south in loudoun county near ashburn and great falls, they're getting moderate showers. farther north and east, the rest of montgomery county and most of prince george's county, a few more moderate showers, east and east of clinton. moderate showers around a the northern part of the bay. milder air is pushing into west virginia in the 40s there. shenandoah valley in the mid-30s. closer to washington, in the mid and upper 30s in montgomery, arlington, fairfax, prince george's and the district of columbia. the hometown forecast in upper marlboro, may h
star-studded funeral, scattered at his villa in lake como, half an hour north of milan -- the city that had crowned him a king. lazaro quintana: "what the world lost when gianni was, was killed, the most creative, the kindest man i've ever met, one of the most intelligent men i've ever talked to." joan juliet buck: "lost a really happy guy and a guy who was eager to share his happiness, eager to share his toys, happy to bring people into this dance that he'd invented. it lost someone charming who still had a great deal of innocence i think. antonio d'amico: "it's impossible to forget. it is impossible to get out the images of his blood, the body on the blood. i mean, that is an image that would be almost with me. i still suffer for him, of course. gianni's a part of my life and will always be." [ music ] hey, good morning, everybody. what do you say? it is monday morning. can you believe it? monday february 8th. great to see you today. no. i'm sorry. february 11th. what am i saying? great to see you today. welcome to the "full-court press" here on current tv, coming to yo
city. we have got to be more comfortable in talking to people about what works. what is working that other countries are doing. the diversity of the representation in the house will be helpful for that. i think also we have to learn something from how historically brave actions by your predecessors in this caucus played out in the electorate. when were they rewarded? when were they punished? and later rewarded? i cannot tell you how many nights in the white house, every single night before i went to bed, for months and months and months after the 1994 election, i thought about the people who were defeated because they voted for the economic program, because they voted for the assault weapons ban. i knew exactly what happened. i thought a lot about those who survived and why they did. as you look ahead and you decide, what are we going to do about the budget, what are we going to do about having the democrats branded as the party of jobs and innovation for the future? make no mistake about it, the republicans will try very hard not to make it as easy for you to win by-reference.-
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